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Full name  Sodiq Suraj
2003-2005  Prime
Current team  Shooting Stars SC
Years  Team
Height  1.80 m

Role  Football player
Place of birth  Oshogbo, Nigeria
Name  Sodiq Suraj
Position  Defender
Sodiq Suraj Sodiq Suraj joins Iraqi club Nigeria Premier League 201213
Date of birth  (1988-01-08) January 8, 1988 (age 27)

Playing position  Midfielder or Defender

Sodiq Suraj (born 8 January 1988 in Oshogbo) is Nigerian football player who plays for Shooting Stars F.C..



Sodiq Suraj is a central defender who can also play as defensive midfielder. In 2008, he played in Serbian second level in FK Partizan's satellite team FK Teleoptik. In the season 2012–13 he played for OC Safi at Maroccan top division. In October 2013 he signed with Duhok SC in the Iraqi Premier League. Next season, in 2014, he switched to another Iraqi club, Naft Al-Wasat SC.


His natural position is defender and is a variable and strong defence man. Sodiq plays as Libero or as Left full back on the national team.

International career

Sodiq Suraj played with Nigeria U-20 at the 2007 African Youth Championship where they were losing finalists, thus qualifying for the U-20 World Cup. Next he played with Nigeria national under-20 football team, at the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Canada where they reached the quarter-finals.


Nigeria U-20
  • Finalist at 2007 African Youth Championship
  • Quarter-Finalist of 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup
  • References

    Sodiq Suraj Wikipedia

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